Services offered: Dementia Care Respite Care
At Bemerton Lodge, we offer compassionate individualised respite, residential and dementia care for up to 55 residents in relaxing, friendly and comfortable environment. Within the home, there are two households:
Set in its own attractive, mature gardens Bemerton Lodge offers a warm and homely atmosphere. The home also has a tea room, lounge and bar which offer opportunities to entertain friends and socialise, as well as join in with the activities organised by our Activities Co-ordinators.
About the Home
The home has been designed to enhance the quality of life of our residents and incorporates several features to promote reminiscence as therapy and with your wellbeing and comfort in mind. Cosy lounges are available to relax in, a lovely garden to be taken advantage of on sunny days and there are daily social activities for your enjoyment.
The rooms at Bemerton Lodge are a personal haven for each of the residents. Each room offers a private bed-sitting room, an emergency 24 hour call system, personalised care 24 hours a day and plenty of space to personalise your room.
Bemerton Lodge offers you:
- A hairdressers
- A Doctors clinic day
- A visiting Chiropodist
- Dedicated Activity Co-orindators
- A pub
- Residents shop
- Landscaped gardens
- Cosy lounges
- Regular resident and relative forums
- A café open all day every day
- Children’s playroom
Food and Nutrition:
A talented chef and kitchen team prepare tasty, home cooked meals. The freshly prepared, delicious dishes are carefully balanced to get the best nutritional value and cater for individual dietary requirements and preferences. Seasonal produce is chosen whenever possible and of course, relatives and friends are always welcome to join.
The menus change daily, and the kettle is always on, so hot drinks are available throughout the day.
You are also encouraged to help prepare your own food, and to make snacks whenever you feel a bit peckish.
We understand how important it is to have daily activities to take part in and enjoy.
Our dedicated Activities Co-ordinators organise a wide programme of events around each person’s requests, hobbies and interests. The team will be delighted to assist you to continue with existing hobbies, as well as giving you the opportunity to try something new if you would like to.
They make sure everyone can enjoy themselves to the fullest, be that with arts and crafts, a coffee morning or more individual pursuits. Visits from outside entertainers happen regularly.
A typical daily activity schedule might include any of the following:
- Music therapy
- Armchair exercises
- Coffee morning
- Local school visits
- Arts and crafts
- Church service
- Trips to town
- Summer BBQ
- Christmas Party
- Garden parties
Each resident receives one-to-one time with the Activities Co-ordinators and together they will work on their own personal activity plan and goals.
Your Care Team
All our Care Team are professionally qualified and trained to the highest standards. Every member of the team holds the Care Certificate. Your Care Team at Bemerton Lodge consists of a Home Manager, Head of Care, Care Leads, Activity Co-ordinators, Carers, Admiral Nurse, Handyperson, Housekeeping Team and the homes Chef.
See for Yourself
We would really like to meet you and show you around Bemerton Lodge.
To make sure we have plenty of time to find out about your needs and introduce you to the key members of the team, we recommend you contact us in advance to book an appointment.
Alternatively, we welcome anyone to drop in and see us if you are passing.
What we offer
Regular visits by health professionals